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  Founder: Len Mullenger
Classical Editor: Rob Barnett

1950
OLIVER was born; BERNERS, CILEA, KOECHLIN, MIASKOWSKI, MOERAN and WEILL died
STRAUSS, R. (posthumous)
Four Last Songs
SCHMITT (80)
Scenes de la uie moyenne, for orchestra
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (78)
Concerto Grosso for string orchestra
The Sons of Light, cantata
Sun, Moon, Stars and Man, song cycle
BRIAN (74)
Turandot, opera (1950-1)
DOHNANYI (73)
Twelve studies for piano
BLOCH (70)
Concertino for viola, flute and strings
Piece for string quartet
PIZZETTI (70)
Ifigenia, opera
ENESCO (69)
Vox Maris, symphonic poem
MALIPIERO (68)
Symphony in one movement
Piano Concerto No 4
BAX (67)
Concertante for orchestra with piano (left hand)
TAYLOR (65)
Restoration Suite, for orchestra
TOCH (63)
Symphony No 1
MARTIN (60)
Violin Concerto (1950-1)
Five Ariel Songs, for chamber choir
MARTINU (60)
Double Violin Concerto No 2
Intermezzo, for orchestra
Sinfonietta, La Jolla, for piano and orchestra
Piano Trio No 2
BLISS (59)
String Quartet No 2
PROKOFIEV (59)
Sinfonia concertante, for cello and orchestra (reworking of the 1937-8 cello concerto)
On Guard for Peace, choral
MOORE (57)
Giants in the Earth, opera
ROGERS (57)
The Veil, opera
The Prophet Isaiah, cantata
PISTON (56)
Symphony No 4
HINDEMITH (55)
Sinfonietta
Requiem for Those we Love (possibly 1946)
JACOB (55)
Sinfonietta in D major
A Goodly Heritage, cantata
ORFF (55)
Trionfo di Afrodite, opera
SOWERBY (55)
Christ Reborn, cantata
GERHARD (54)
Impromptus for piano
TANSMAN (53)
Phedre, ballet
POULENC (51)
Stabat Mater
ANTHEIL (50)
Volpone, opera
BUSHr A. (50)
The Dream of Llewelyn ap Gruffydd, for male chorus and piano
Times of Day, three children's pieces for piano
COPLAND (50)
Piano Quartet
Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson, for voice and piano
KRENEK (50)
Dark Waters, one-act opera
Piano Concerto No 4
Double Concerto for violin, piano and chamber orchestra
Piano Sonata No 5
FINZI (49)
Intimations of Immortality, for tenor, chorus and orchestra
BERKELEY, L. (47)
Sinfonietta for orchestra
Elegy for violin and piano
Toccata for violin and piano
Theme and Variations for solo violin
BLACHER (47)
Lysistrata, ballet
Concerto for clarinet, bassoon, horn and trumpet
Dialogue, for piano and strings
KHACHATURIAN (47)
Cello Concerto
RAINIER (47)
Ballet Suite, for orchestra
LAMBERT (45)
Tiresias, ballet
RAWSTHORNE (45)
Symphony No 1
TIPPETT (45)
Heart's Assurance, song cycle (1950-1)
COOKE (44)
String Trio
FRANKEL (44)
Three Poems, for cello and piano
LUTYENS (44)
Concertante, for five players
SHOSTAKOVICH (44)
Two Romances on Verses by Mikhail Lermontov, for voice and piano Twenty-four Preludes and Fugues for piano
Film music
MESSIAEN (42)
Le merle noir, for piano and flute
Messe de la Pentecote
CARTER (41)
Eight Etudes and a Fantasy for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon
String Quartet No 1 (1950-1)
Eight Pieces for four timpani (one player) (1950-1)
HOLMBOE (41)
Symphony No 7
Chamber Concerto No 12 for trombone and orchestra
Isomeric, for two violins and piano
SIEGMEISTER (41)
Symphony No 2
SCHUMAN (40)
String Quartet No 4
GILDER (39)
Christmas Sounds, for soli, chorus and orchestra
MENOTTI (39)
The Consul, opera
CAGE (38)
String Quartet in Four Parts
FRANCAIX (38)
Les camélias, ballet
Les zigues de Mars, ballet
Two Pieces for guitar
Variations de Concert, for cello and strings
GILLIS (38)
Symphony No 8
The Man Who Invented Music, for narrator and orchestra
JONES (38)
Symphony No 2
BRITTEN (37)
Lachrymae, for viola and piano
Five Flower Songs, for unaccompanied chorus
GOULD (37)
Family Album, for orchestra
LUTOSLAWSKI (37)
Concerto for orchestra (1950-4)
MELLERS (36)
The Tragicall History of Christopher Marlowe, opera (1950-2)
PANUFNIK (36)
Old Polish Suite, for string orchestra
DIAMOND (35)
Piano Concerto
Chorale, for chorus Quintet for two violas, two cellos and clarinet
BABBITT (34)
Composition for viola and piano
GINASTERA (34)
Pampeana No 2, for cello and piano
ARNELL (33)
Symphony No 5 String Quintet
BERNSTEIN (32)
Peter Pan, incidental music
Yigdal, for chorus and piano
Trouble in Tahiti, one-act opera
FRICKER (30)
Symphony No 2 (1950-1)
Concertante No 1 for English horn and strings
Violin Sonata Four Impromptus (1950-2)
ARNOLD (29)
Symphony No l
Serenade for small orchestra
Eight English Dances
String Quartet No 1 (possibly 1946)
SHAPEY (29)
Violin Sonata
HAMILTON (28)
Clarinet Concerto
MENNIN (27)
Symphony No 5
Violin Concerto
Canto and Toccata, for piano
Five Pieces for piano
NONO (26)
Variazione di Schoenberg, for chamber orchestra
BERIO (25)
Concertino for solo clarinet, solo violin, harp, celeste and strings
Opus Number Zoo, for woodwind quintet and narrator (revised 1970)
SCHULLER (25)
Symphony for brass and percussion
HENZE (24)
Rosa Silber, ballet
Piano Concerto No 1
Symphonic Variations, for piano and orchestra
KURTAG (24)
Suite for piano duet
JOSEPHS (23)
Machine Made, for theatre orchestra
JOUBERT (23)
String Quartet No l
Divertimento for piano duet
STOCKHAUSEN (22)
Chore fur Doris, for choir
Choral, for choir
Three Lieder for voice and chamber orchestra
LEIGHTON (21)
Veris gratia, for oboe, cello and strings

1951
LAMBERT, MEDTNER and SCHOENBERG died
SCHMITT (81)
Introit, récit et congé, for cello and orchestra (1951-2)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (79)
Tke Pilgrim's Progress, for soloists, chorus and orchestra
Romance in D sharp, for harmonica, strings and piano
SCHOENBERG (77)
De Profundis, for a cappella choir
BRIAN (75)
Symphony No 9
BLOCH (71)
Cinq Pieces Hebraiques, for viola and piano
String Quartet No 3 (1951-2)
MALIPIERO (69)
Sinfonia del zodiaco
STRAVINSKY (69)
Mass, for horns and orchestra
RIEGGER (66)
In Certainty of Song, cantata
Nonet for brass
Piano Quintet
WELLESZ (66)
Symphony No 3 Incognita, opera
SCHOECK (65)
Horn Concerto
Festlichen Hymnus
TOCH (64)
Symphony No 2
IBERT (61)
Sinfonia Concertante
MARTIN (61)
Concerto for cembalo and small orchestra (1951-2)
MARTINU (61)
Piano Trio No 3
Stowe Pastorals, for chamber ensemble
Serenade, for two clarinets and string trio
Symphony No 6, Fantaisies Symphoniques (19513)
PROKOFIEV (60)
Symphony No 7 (1951-2)
HONEGGER (59)
Symphony No 5, Di Tre Re
Monopartita, for orchestra
HOWELLS (59)
Cello Concerto (unfinished)
MILHAUD (59)
The Seven-branched Candelabra, for piano
BENJAMIN (58)
Orlando's Silver Wedding, ballet
North American Square Dance, for orchestra
PISTON (57)
String Quartet No 4
HINDEMITH (56)
Die Harmonie der Welt, symphony
JACOB (56)
Concerto for flute
Fantasia on Songs of the British Isles
SOWERBY (56)
Concert Piece, for organ and orchestra
GERHARD (56)
Concerto for piano and strings
HANSON (55)
Fantasia on a Theme of Youth, for piano and strings
SESSIONS (55)
String Quartet No 2
THOMSON, V. (55)
Five Songs of William Blake, for baritone and orchestra
COWELL (54)
Symphony No 6
KORNGOLD (54)
Symphony in F# major
TANSMAN (54)
Symphony No 8
HARRIS (53)
Cumberland Concerto, for orchestra
Symphony No 7
AURIC (52)
Chemin de Lumiere, ballet
CHAVEZ (52)
Symphony No 3
ANTHEIL (51)
Eight Fragments from Shelley, for chorus
BUSH, A. (51)
Trent's Broad Reaches, for horn and piano
Outdoors and Indoors, for cello and piano
COPLAND (51)
Pied Piper, ballet
KRENEK (51)
Concerto for harp and chamber orchestra
Concerto for two pianos and orchestra
Piano Sonata No 6
RUBBRA (50)
Festival Te Deum
String Quartet No 2
BERKELEY, L. (48)
Gibbons Variations, for voices, strings and organ
Three Greek Songs for voice and piano
RAINIER (48)
Five Pieces for keyboard
DALLAPICCOLA (47)
Canti di Liberazione, for chorus and orchestra (1951-5)
ALWYN (46)
Concerto Grosso No 2 Festival March
RAWSTHORNE (46)
Piano Concerto No 2
Concertante Pastorale for flute, horn and strings
SEIBER (46)
Concertino for clarinet and strings
The Seasons, for orchestra
COOKE (45)
Violin Sonata No 2
FRANKEL (45)
Concerto for violin and orchestra
Mephistopheles' Serenade and Dance, for orchestra
LUTYENS (45)
Penelope, music drama for voices and orchestra
Requiem for the Living Nativity, for soprano and strings or organ
SHOSTAKOVICH (45)
Ballet Suite No 2, for orchestra
Ten Poems on Texts by Revolutionary Poets, for chorus
Film music
HOLMBOE (42)
Chamber Symphony No 1
Primavera, for flute and piano trio
Symphony No 8, Sinfonia Boreale
SIEGMEISTER (42)
Pastoral, for band
MENOTTI (40)
Amahl and the Night Visitors, opera
Apocalypse, for orchestra
CAGE (39)
Concerto for prepared piano and chamber orchestra
Imaginary Landscape No 1
Music of Changes, for piano
JONES (39)
Symphony No 3
Concert Overture
BRITTEN (38)
Billy Budd, opera
Six Metamorphoses after Ovid, for solo oboe
GOULD (38)
The Battle Hymn of the Republic
LLOYD (38)
John Socman, opera
LUTOSLAWSKI (38)
Little Suite, for orchestra
Silesian Triptych, for soprano and orchestra
MELLERS (37)
Festival Galliard, for orchestra
PANUFNIK (37)
Concerto in modo antico for trumpet and orchestra
DIAMOND (36)
Symphony No 6
Quartet No 4
Piano Trio
Mizmor L'David, for voices, organ and orchestra
The Midnight Meditation, song cycle
ARNELL (34)
Harlequin in April, ballet
String Quartet No 4
BERNSTEIN (33)
Five Anniversaries, for piano
Silhouette (Galilee), for voice and piano
BUSH, G. (31)
Twelfth Night, an entertainment, choral
FRICKER (31)
Canterbury Prologue, ballet
Viola Concerto (1951-3)
Concertante No 2 for three pianos, strings and timpani
SHAPERO (31-38)
Concerto for orchestra (1951-8)
ARNOLD (30)
Sussex, overture
Concerto for piano duet and strings
Sonatina in three movements for clarinet and piano
Sonatina in three movements for oboe and piano
SHAPEY (30)
Fantasy, for orchestra
String Quartet No 3
Cantata
SIMPSON (30)
Symphony No 1
String Quartet No 1(1951-2)
HAMILTON (29)
Clerk Saunders, ballet
Symphony No 2
Flute Quartet
Piano Sonata (revised 1971)
BANKS (28)
Divertimento for flute and string trio Duo for violin and cello
MENNIN (28)
Canzona, for band
NONO (27)
Composizione No 1, for orchestra
Polifonica-monodia-ritmica, for instrumental ensemble
Epitaph for Lorca, for speaker, chorus and orchestra (1951-3)
BERIO (26)
Two Pieces for violin and piano
BOULEZ (26)
fp Polyphonie X, for eighteen instruments
Second version of Le Visage nuptial, for soprano, alto, choir and orchestra
SCHULLER (26)
Dramatic Overture
FELDMAN (25)
Intersections 1, for orchestra, piano and cello
Projections 1 and 2, for flute, trumpet, violin and cello
HENZE (25)
Boulevard Solitude, Lyric drama
A Country Doctor, radio opera
Labyrinth, choreographic fantasy
The Sleeping Princess, ballet
JOUBERT (24)
Overture for orchestra
Sonata for viola and piano
Five Songs for tenor and piano
STOCKHAUSEN (23)
Formel, for orchestra
Kreuzspiel, for instrumental ensemble
Sonatine for violin and piano
LEIGHTON (22)
Primavera romana, overture
Piano Concerto No 1
TAKEMITSU (21)
The Joy to Live, ballet
GOEHR (19)
Piano Sonata (1951-2)
Songs of Babel
SHCHEDRIN (19)
The Story of a Real Man, symphonic poem

1952
KNUSSEN was born
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (80)
Sinfonia Antarctica (Symphony No 7)
AUBERT (76)
Cinema, for orchestra
BRIAN (76)
The Cenci, opera
DOHNANYI (75)
Violin Concerto No 2
Harp Concerto
BLOCH (72)
Sinfonia Breve
Concerto Grosso for string quartet and string orchestra
MALIPIERO (70)
Violin Concerto
STRAVINSKY (70)
Cantata on old English texts
Concertino for twelve instruments
RIEGGER (67)
Woodwind Quintet
Concerto for piano and woodwind quintet
WELLESZ (67)
Symphony No 4
DUPRE (66)
Quartet for organ and string trio
La France au Calvaire, oratorio (1952-3)
SCHOECK (66)
Befreite Sehnsucht, song cycle
MARTIN (62)
La Tempete, opera (1952-5)
MARTINU (62)
What Men Live By, TV opera
Rhapsodie, for viola and orchestra
BLISS (61)
The Enchantress, scena for contralto and orchestra
Piano Sonata
PROKOFIEV (61)
Cello Concertino
HONEGGER (60)
Suite archaique
BENJAMIN (59)
Divertimento on Themes by Gluck, for orchestra
MOORE (59)
Cotillon, suite for string orchestra
PISTON (58)
Fantasy, for English horn, harp and strings
HINDEMITH (57)
Symphony in Bb for military band
Sonata for four horns
SOWERBY (57)
String Trio
GERHARD (56)
Symphony No 1 (1952-3)
THOMSON, V. (56)
Sea Piece with Birds, for orchestra
COWELL (55)
Symphony No 7
Fiddler's Jig, for violin and string orchestra
Fantasie, for wind band
Four Trumpets for Alan, for four trumpets and piano
KORNGOLD (55)
'Sonnet to Vienna', song
THOMPSON (54)
A Trip to Nahant, symphonic fantasy
AURIC (53)
Ecossaise, for orchestra
BUSH, A. (52)
Concert Suite for cello and orchestra
Defender of Peace, for orchestra
Three English Song Preludes for organ
Ten English Folk Songs for chorus
Voices of the Prophets, for voices and piano
KRENEK (52)
Sinfonietta for string orchestra, La Brasiliera
Pallas Athene weint, opera
RUBBRA (51)
Viola Concerto
FINZI (51)
Love's Labours Lost, orchestral suite
RODRIGO (50)
Four Villancicos, for voice and piano
Four Villancicos, for chorus
Canciones de Navidad
BERKELEY, L. (49)
Flute Concerto
Four Ronsard Sonnets, Set 1, for two tenors and piano
BLACHER (49)
Piano Concerto No 2
DALLAPICCOLA (48)
Quaderno musicale di Annalibera, for piano
Goethe-Lieder (1952-3)
KABALEVSKY (48)
Piano Concerto No 3 Cello Sonata
RAWSTHORNE (47)
Canticle of Man, chamber cantata
TIPPETT (47)
Dance Clarion Air, madrigal
LUTYENS (46)
String Quartets Nos 4-6
SHOSTAKOVICH (46)
Ballet Suite No 3, for orchestra
String Quartet No 5
Four Monologues on Verses of Pushkin, for bass and piano
The Sun Shines Over Our Motherland, cantata
CARTER (43)
Sonata for flute, oboe, cello and harpsichord
Elegy for strings
SIEGMEISTER (43)
Darling Corrie, opera
MENOTTI (41)
Violin Concerto
CAGE (40)
Water Music, for pianist with accessory instruments
Williams Mix, for tape
4' 33" (tacet), for piano in four movements
FRANCAIX (40)
Le Roi Midas, ballet
Sonatina for trumpet and piano
Serenade BEA, for strings
BRITTEN (39)
Canticle No 2, 'Abraham and Isaac', for contralto, tenor and piano
GOULD (39)
Dance Variations, for two pianos and orchestra
FINE (38)
String Quartet
Mutability, song cycle
MELLERS (38)
Galliard, for trombone and piano
PANUFNIK (38)
Heroic Overture
GINASTERA (36)
Piano Sonata No 1
ROCHBERG (34)
String Quartet No 1
Twelve Bagatelles for piano
BUSH, G. (32)
Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano
FRICKER (32)
Concerto for piano and small orchestra (1952)
String Quartet No 2 (1952-3)
ARNOLD (31)
Curtain Up, overture Three Shanties for wind quintet
SHAPEY (31)
Symphony No 1
Quartet for oboe and string trio
Oboe Sonata
Suite for piano
FOSS (30)
Parable of Death, for narrator, tenor and orchestra
HAMILTON (30)
Bartholomew Fair, overture
Violin Concerto
MENNIN (29)
Concertato for orchestra, Moby Dick
Quartet No 2
BERIO (27)
Allez Hop, for voice, mime and dance
Five Variations for piano (1952-3)
BOULEZ (27)
fp Structures, Book 1, for two pianos
BROWN (26)
Folio and Four Systems, for piano and orchestra
Music for violin, cello and piano
HENZE (26)
King Stag, opera (1952-5)
The Idiot, ballet-pantomime
Quintet for wind instruments
String Quartet No 2
JOUBERT (25)
O Lorde, the Maker of Al Thing, for chorus and organ
Torches, carols for chorus and organ or orchestra
STOCKHAUSEN (24)
Spiel, for orchestra
Punkte, for orchestra (1952-3)
Kontrapunkte, for ten instruments (1952-3)
Schlagtrio, for piano and timpani
Klavierstiicke IV (1952-3)
Etude, musique concrete
LEIGHTON (23)
Concerto for violin and small orchestra
Concerto for viola, harp, timpani and strings
SHCHEDRIN (20)
Piano Quintet
DAVIES, P. M. (18)
Quartet Movement, for string quartet

1953
MULDOWNEY was born; BAX, JONGEN, PROKOFIEV and QUILTER died
BRIAN (77)
English Suite No 5
Symphony No 10 (1953-4)
DOHNANYI (76)
Stabat Mater
BLOCH (73)
String Quartets Nos 4 and 5
PIZZETTI (73)
Cagliostro, opera
STRAVINSKY (71)
Septet
Three Songs from William Shakespeare, for mezzo and piano
BAX (70)
Coronation March
RIEGGER (68)
Variations for piano and orchestra
VARESE (68)
Deserts, for orchestra (1953-4)
TOCH (66)
Circus Overture Notturno, for orchestra
MARTINU (63)
The Marriage, opera
Accusation against the Unknown, TV opera
Concerto for violin, piano and orchestra
Overture
Fresky Piero della Francesco, for orchestra
BLISS (62)
Processional, for orchestra and organ
HONEGGER (61)
Christmas Cantata
MILHAUD (61)
David, opera
BENJAMIN (60)
Three Fanfares
MOORE (60)
Piano Trio
ROGERS (60)
String Trio
ROBERTSON (57)
The Book of Mormon, oratorio
SESSIONS (57)
Sonata for solo violin
COWELL (56)
Symphonies Nos 8, 9, 10 and 11
Rondo for orchestra
Towards a Bright Day, for orchestra
Singing Band, for brass
KORNGOLD (56)
Straussiana, for orchestra
Theme and Variations for orchestra
HARRIS (55)
Piano Concerto No 2
Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight, chamber cantata
CHAVEZ (54)
Symphony No 4, Sinfonia Romantica
Symphony No 5, Symphony for Strings
POULENC (54)
Dialogues des Carmelites, opera (1953 6)
Sonata for two pianos
ANTHEIL (53)
Capital of the World, ballet
BUSH, A. (53)
The Spell Unbound, children's opera
Pavane for the Castleton Queen, for brass band
Northumbrian Impressions, for oboe and piano
The Ballad of Freedom's Soldier, for tenor, baritone, chorus and orchestra
KRENEK (53)
Concerto for cello and orchestra
WALTON (51)
Coronation Te Deum
Orb and Sceptre, coronation march for orchestra
BERKELEY, L. (50)
Suite for orchestra
BLACHER (50)
Abstrakte Oper No 1, opera
Orchester-Ornament Studie in Pianissimo, for orchestra
RAINIER (50)
Cycle for Declamation, for solo soprano, tenor or baritone
ALWYN (48)
Symphony No 2
The Magic Island, symphonic prelude
SEIBER (48)
Three Pieces for cello and orchestra
TIPPETT (48)
Piano Concerto (1953-4)
Divertimento for chamber orchestra, Sellinger's Round (1953-5)
Fantasia Concertante on a Theme by Corelli, for strings
FRANKEL (47)
Concertante Lirico, for string orchestra
Piano Quartet
LUTYENS (47)
Three Songs and Incidental Music for Group Theater's homage to Dylan Thomas
SHOSTAKOVICH (47)
Ballet Suite No 4
Symphony No 10
Concertino for two pianos
MACONCHY (46)
Proud Thames, overture
MESSIAEN (45)
Reveil des oiseaux, for piano and orchestra
HOLMBOE (44)
Traet, for four voices and chamber orchestra
SIEGMEISTER (44)
Divertimento for orchestra
BARBER (43)
Souvenirs, ballet suite
SCHUMAN (43)
The Mighty Casey, baseball opera
Voyage, for piano
GILDER (42)
Nursery Suite, for orchestra
CAGE (41)
Music for Piano '4-84 for 1-84 Pianists ' (1953-6)
FRANÇAIX (41)
Canon at the octave, for horn and piano
Divertimento, for flute and keyboard
L'insectarium, for harpsichord
Symphony
BRITTEN (40)
Gloriana, opera
Winter Words, songs
GOULD (40)
Inventions for four pianos and orchestra
MELLERS (39)
Symphony
BABBITT (37)
Woodwind Quartet
GINASTERA (37)
Variations Concertante for chamber orchestra
ARNELL (36)
The Great Detective, ballet
Lord Byron, symphonic portrait
BERNSTEIN (35)
Wonderful Town, musical comedy
ROCHBERG (35)
Chamber Symphony for nine instruments
FRICKER (33)
Violin Concerto No 2, Rapsodie concertante
ARNOLD (32)
Homage to the Queen, ballet
Symphony No 2
Oboe Concerto
Violin Sonata No 2
Sonatina for recorder and piano
SHAPEY (32)
String Quartet No 4
Cello Sonata
SIMPSON (32)
String Quartets Nos 2 and 3 (1953-4)
XENAKIS (31)
Metastaseis, for orchestra
BANKS (30)
Sonata for violin and piano
Four Pieces for orchestra
LIGETI (30)
String Quartet
MENNIN (30)
Symphony No 6
NONO (29)
Due Espressioni, for orchestra
BERIO (28)
Chamber Music, for female voice, clarinet, cello and harp
SCHULLER (28)
Recitative and Rondo for violin and orchestra
BROWN (27)
Twenty-five pages-from one to twenty-five pianos
HENZE (27)
The End of a World, radio opera
Ode to the Westwind, for cello and orchestra
KURTAG (27)
Koreai Kantata
JOUBERT (26)
Miniature String Quartet
The Burghers of Calais, cantata
MUSGRAVE (25)
A Tale for Thieves, ballet
A Suite of Bairnsangs, for voice and piano
STOCKHAUSEN (25)
Elektronische Studie I, electronic music
HODDINOTT (24)
fp Fugal Overture, for orchestra
fp Nocturne, for orchestra
LEIGHTON (24)
Concerto for oboe and strings
A Christmas Carol, for baritone, chorus, piano or organ and strings
SHCHEDRIN (21)
The Twenty-eight, cantata

1954
IVES died
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (82)
Concerto for bass tuba and orchestra
Violin Sonata in A minor
This Day (Hodie), cantata
BRIAN (78)
Symphony No 11
Elegy, symphonic poem for orchestra
DOHNANYI (77)
American Rhapsody
SCOTT (75)
Sinfonietta for strings, organ and harp
STRAVINSKY (72)
In Memoriam Dylan Thomas, for voice, trombones and string quartet
Four Songs Two Poems of Balmont, for orchestra
RIEGGER (69)
Suite for Younger Orchestra
TAYLOR (69)
The Dragon, opera
MARTINU (64)
Mirandolina, opera
Hymn to Jacob, for soli, chorus, horn, strings and organ
Mount of Three Lights, cantata
The Epic of Gilgamesh, oratorio (1954-5)
BLISS (63)
A Song of Welcome, for solo voices, chorus and orchestra
HOWELLS (62)
Missa Sabrinensis, for soli, chorus and orchestra
St Paul's Canticles, for chorus
MILHAUD (62)
Harp Concerto
ROGERS (61)
The Nightingale, opera
PISTON (60)
Symphony No 5
SOWERBY (59)
All on a Summer's Day, for orchestra
Fantasy, for trumpet and organ
SESSIONS (58)
The Idyll of Theocritus, for soprano and orchestra
THOMSON, V. (58)
Concerto for flute, strings and percussion
HARRIS (56)
Fantasy for piano and orchestra
AURIC (55)
La Chambre, ballet
POULENC (55)
Bucolique, for orchestra
Matelote provençale, for orchestra
BUSH, A. (54)
Autumn Poem, for horn and piano
Men of Blackmoor, opera (1954-5)
COPLAND (54)
The Tender Land, opera
KRENEK (54)
Symphony, Pallas Athene
Violin Concerto No 2
Elf Transparente, for orchestra
FINZI (53)
Grand Fantasia and Toccata, for piano and orchestra
RUBBRA (53)
Symphony No 6
RODRIGO (52)
Concert-Serenade, for harp and orchestra
WALTON (52)
Troilus and Cressida, opera
BERKELEY, L. (51)
A Dinner Engagement, opera
Nelson, opera
Trio for violin, horn and piano
Sonatina for piano duet
BLACHER (51)
Two Inventions, for orchestra
Viola Concerto
KHACHATURIAN (51)
Spartacus, ballet
RAINIER (51)
Six Pieces for five woodwind instruments
DALLAPICCOLA (50)
Piccola musica notturna, for orchestra
ALWYN (49)
Lyra Angelica, for harp and strings
RAWSTHORNE (49)
Practical Cats, for speaker and orchestra
String Quartet No 2
SEIBER (49)
Elegy, for violin and small orchestra
To Poetry, song cycle
COOKE (48)
Oboe Concerto
LUTYENS (48)
Infidelio, seven scenes for voices and instruments
Valediction, for clarinet and piano
SHOSTAKOVICH (48)
Festival Overture
Five Romances (Songs of Our Days), for bass and piano
Film music
CARTER (45)
Symphony No 1, revised version
Variations for orchestra
HOLMBOE (45)
Sinfonia in memoriam
String Quartet No 4
Piano Trio
BARBER (44)
Prayers of Kierkegaard, for soprano, chorus and orchestra
STILL (44)
Oedipus, opera (1954-6)
Symphony No 1(1954-6)
GILDER (43)
A Sea Suite, for orchestra
MENOTTI (43)
The Saint of Bleecker Street, opera
CAGE (42)
34' 46.776N for a pianist, for prepared piano
FRANÇAIX (42)
Paris à nous deux, opera
Violin Concerto
JONES (42)
Symphony No 4
BRITTEN (41)
The Turn of the Screw, opera
Canticle No 3, 'Still Falls the Rain', for tenor, chorus and piano
LUTOSLAWSKI (41)
Dance Preludes, first version for clarinet and piano
DIAMOND (39)
Sinfonia concertante
Sonata for solo violin
BABBITT (38)
String Quartet No 2
GINASTERA (38)
Pampeana No 3, pastoral symphony
BERNSTEIN (36)
Serenade, for violin, strings and percussion
On the Waterfront, film score
ROCHBERG (36)
David the Psalmist, cantata
Three Psalms for chorus
BUSH, G. (34)
Symphony No 1
FRICKER (34)
Dance Scene, for orchestra
Nocturne and Scherzo for piano (four hands)
SHAPERO (34)
Poems of Helavi, cantata
ARNOLD (33)
Sinfonietta No 1 for two oboes, two horns and strings
Concerto for flute and strings
Harmonica Concerto
Concerto for organ and orchestra
The Tempest, incidental music
SHAPEY (33)
Concerto for clarinet with six instruments
Sonata Variations, for piano
HAMILTON (32)
String Octet
Four Border Songs and the Fray of Suport
Songs of Summer, for soprano and piano
BANKS (31)
Five North Country Folk Songs for soprano or tenor, piano and string orchestra
Psalm LXX, for soprano and chamber orchestra
NONO (30)
The Red Mantle, ballet
Liebeslied, for chorus and instruments
La Victoire de Guernica, for chorus and orchestra
Canti per 13, for thirteen instruments (1954-5)
BERIO (29)
Nones, for orchestra
Variations for chamber orchestra
Mutations, electronic music
BOULEZ (29)
Le marteau sans maitre, for alto voice and six instruments
KURTAG (28)
Viola Concerto
JOUBERT (27)
Antigone, a radio opera
Symphonic Prelude for orchestra
Concerto for violin
'There is no Rose', for unaccompanied chorus
MUSGRAVE (26)
Cantata for a Summer's Lay
STOCKHAUSEN (26)
Elektronische Studie II, electronic music
Klavierstucke V-X
CRUMB (25)
String Quartet
LEIGHTON (25)
The Birds, for soli, chorus, piano and strings
Concerto for two pianos, timpani and strings
HODDINOTT (23)
fp Concerto for clarinet and string orchestra
GOEHR (22)
Fantasia for orchestra (revised 1958)
Fantasias for clarinet and piano
SHCHEDRIN (22)
Piano Concerto No 1
BENNETT (18)
Piano Sonata
Sonatina for flute

1955
ENESCO, HONEGGER and ROPARTZ died
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (83)
Symphony No 8
BRIAN (79)
Faust, opera
STRAVINSKY (73)
Greeting Prelude, for orchestra
Canticum Sacrum ad Honorem Sancti Marci Nominis
RIEGGER (70)
Dance Rhythms, for orchestra
VARESE (70)
Good Friday Procession in Verges, electronic composition for film (1955-6)
COATES (69)
The Dam Busters, film score
TOCH (68)
Symphony No 3
MARTIN (65)
Etudes, for string orchestra (1955-6)
MARTINU (65)
Three frescoes, for orchestra
Oboe Concerto
The Opening of the Wells, chamber cantata
Piano Concerto No 4, Incantations (1955-6)
BLISS (64)
Violin Concerto
Meditations on a Theme of John Blow, for orchestra
Elegiac Sonnet, for tenor, string quartet and piano
MILHAUD (63)
Symphonies Nos 5 and 6
PISTON (61)
Symphony No 6
ORFF (60)
Der Sänger der Vorwelt, opera
Comoedia de Christi resurrectione, for chorus and orchestra
GERHARD (59)
Concerto for harpsichord, strings and percussion (1955-6)
String Quartet No 1 (1955-6)
HANSON (59)
Symphony No 5, Sinfonia sacra
SESSIONS (59)
Mass for unison male voices and organ
COWELL (58)
Ballad for strings
Symphony No 12 (1955-6)
Set of Two, for violin and piano (1955-6)
Set of Four, for harpsichort (1955-6)
Set of Five, for violin, piano and percussion (1955-6)
String Quartet No 5 (1955-6)
Septet for five wordless voices, clarinet and keyboard
TANSMAN (58)
Capriccio for orchestra
Le Sermant, opera
Concerto for orchestra
ANTHEIL (55)
Cabezza de Vacca, cantata (1955-6)
COPLAND (55)
Symphonic Ode
A Canticle of Freedom, for chorus and orchestra (revised 1965)
KRENEK (55)
Capriccio for cello and chamber orchestra
Harp Sonata
The Bell-Tower, one-act opera (1955-6)
Spiritus Intelligentiae, Sanctus, for voices and electronics (1955-6)
FINZI (54)
Cello Concerto
RUBBRA (54)
Piano Concerto
RODRIGO (53)
Fantasia para un gentilhombre, for guitar (c1955)
WALTON (53)
Johannesburg Festival Overture
Richard III, incidental music for the film
BERKELEY, L. (52)
Suite from Nelson, for orchestra
Concerto for flute, violin, cello and harpsichord (or piano)
Sextet for clarinet, horn and string quartet
Concert Study in Eb for piano
Crux fidelis, for tenor and mixed chorus
Look up Sweet Babe, for soprano and mixed chorus
Salve regina, for voices and organ
BLACHER (52)
Der Mohr von Venedig, ballet
Orchester-Fantasie
KHACHATURIAN (52)
Three Suites for orchestra
RAINIER (52)
Requiem, for tenor and chorus
DALLAPICCOLA (51)
An Mathilde, cantata
KABALEVSKY (51)
Nikita Vershinin, opera
ALWYN (50)
Autumn Legend, for English horn and strings
BLITZSTEIN (50)
Reuben, Reuben, musical play
RAWSTHORNE (50)
Madame Chrysantheme, ballet
TIPPETT (50)
Sonata for four horns
COOKE (49)
Clarinet Concerto
LUTYENS (49)
Music for orchestra
I Capriccii, for two harps and percussion
Nocturnes, for violin, guitar and cello
Sinfonia for organ
SHOSTAKOVICH (49)
Film music
HOLMBOE (46)
String Quartet No 5
Chamber Concerto No 13 for oboe, viola and orchestra
SIEGMEISTER (46)
Miranda and the Dark Young Man, opera
Hootenanny, for band
SCHUMAN (45)
Credendum, for orchestra
CAGE (43)
26' 1.499"for a string player
FRANCAIX (43)
Fantaisie, for cello and orchestra
BRITTEN (42)
Hymn to St Peter, for choir and organ
Alpine Suite, for recorder trio
GOULD (42)
Jekyll and Hyde Variations, for orchestra
Derivations, for clarinet and band
LUTOSLAWSKI (42)
Dance Preludes, second version for clarinet and instruments
FINE (41)
Serious Song and Lament, for string orchestra
ARNELL (38)
Love in Transit, opera
BERNSTEIN (37)
The Lark, French and Latin choruses
Get Hep!, marching song
Salome, incidental music
ROCHBERG (37)
Duo Concertante for violin and cello
BUSH, G. (35)
In Praise of Mary, choral
FRICKER (35)
Litany, for double string orchestra
Musick's Empire, for chorus and small orchestra
The Tomb of St Eulalia, elegy for countertenor, gamba and harpsichord
Horn Sonata
SHAPERO (35)
Credo, for orchestra
ARNOLD (34)
Tam O'Shanter, overture
Little Suite for Orchestra No 1
Serenade for guitar and strings
John Clare, cantata
FOSS (34)
Griffelkin, opera
The Gift of the Magi, ballet
SHAPEY (34)
Challenge - the Family of Man, for orchestra
Piano Trio
XENAKIS (33)
Pithoprakta, for orchestra (1955-6)
BANKS (32)
Three North Country Folk Songs for soprano or tenor and piano
Three Studies for cello and piano
NONO (31)
Incontri, for twenty-four instruments
Il Canto Sospeso, for soli, chorus and orchestra
BOULEZ (30)
Symphonie mecanique, music for the film
SCHULLER (30)
Symphonic Tribute to Duke Ellington
HENZE (29)
Symphony No 4
Quattro Poemi, for orchestra
Three Symphonic Studies (revised 1964)
JOSEPHS (28)
The Ants, comedy overture
Symphony No 1
Siesta, for violin and piano
JOUBERT (28)
Great Lord of Lords, for chorus and organ
In the Drought, one-act opera
Symphony No 1
KORTE (27)
Concertato on a Choral Theme, for orchestra
MUSGRAVE (27)
The Abbot of Drimrock, chamber opera
Five Love Songs for soprano and guitar
STOCKHAUSEN (27)
Gruppen, for three orchestras (1955-7)
Zeitmasze, for oboe, flute, English horn, clarinet and bassoon
Gesang de Junglinge, electronic music
CRUMB (26)
Sonatina for unaccompanied cello
HODDlNOTT (26)
fp Symphony No 1
TAKEMITSU (25)
Chamber Concerto
DAVIES, P. M. (21)
Stedman Doubles, for clarinet and percussion (revised 1968)
Sonata for trumpet and piano
HANSON (60)
Elegy in Memory of Serge Koussevitsky, for orchestra
SESSIONS (60)
Piano Concerto
COWELL (59)
Variations for orchestra
A Thanksgiving Psalm, for male chorus
Persian Set, for orchestra (195@7)
HARRIS (58)
Folk Fantasy for Festivals, for piano and choir
AURIC (57)
Hommage A Marguerite Long, for orchestra

1956
CHARPENTIER, GLIERE and FINZI died
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (84)
Symphony No 9 (revised 1958)
Two Organ Preludes, Romanza and Toccata
Epithalamium, cantata (1956-7)
Ten Blake Songs, for tenor and oboe
A Vision of Aeroplanes, motet
RIEGGER (71)
Variations for violin and viola
WELLESZ (71)
Symphony No 5
TOCH (69)
Peter Pan, for orchestra
MARTIN (66)
Overture in horn age to Mozart, for orchestra
MARTINU (66)
Legend of the Smoke, chamber cantata
The Greek Passion, opera (1956-9)
BLISS (65)
Edinburgh Overture
HOWELLS (64)
An English Mass, for chorus
MILHAUD (64)
Symphony No 7
BENJAMIN (63)
Manana, opera
MOORE (63)
The Ballad of Baby Doe, opera
PISTON (62)
Serenata, for orchestra
Quintet for wind
CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO (61)
All's Well that Ends Well, opera
JACOB (61)
Piano Concerto No 2
Sextet
Piano Trio
ORFF (61)
Nanie und Dithyrambe, with choir
GERHARD (60)
Nonet for eight winds and accordion
POULENC (57)
Le travail du peintre, song cycle
Deux mélodies, songs
KRENEK (56)
Monologue, for clarinet
Sonatina for oboe
FINZI (55)
In Terra Pax, for chorus and orchestra
Eclogue, for piano and string orchestra
RUBBRA (55)
Symphony No 7
WALTON (54)
Cello Concerto
BERKELEY, L. (53)
Ruth, opera
BLACHER (53)
Hommage a Mozart, for orchestra
KHACHATURIAN (53)
Ode to Joy, for voices and orchestra
DALLAPICCOLA (52)
Concerto per la notte di natale dell'anno for soprano and chamber orchestra
Cinque canti, for baritone and eight instruments
KABALEVSKY (52)
Symphony No 5
Song of the Party Membership Card, for chorus and orchestra
Romeo and Juliet, symphonic suite
ALWYN (51)
Symphony No 3
RAWSTHORNE (51)
Violin Concerto No 2
TIPPETT (51)
Symphony No 2 (1956-7)
LUTYENS (50)
Chorale for Orchestra (Hommage A Stravinsky)
Three Duos (horn and piano; cello and piano; violin and piano) (1956-7)
In the Temple of a Bird's Wing, for baritone and piano (also 1965)
SHOSTAKOVICH (50)
Katerina Ismailova, opera
String Quartet No 6
Spanish Songs, for soprano and piano Film music
MACONCHY (49)
The Sofa, one-act opera (1956-7)
MESSIAEN (48)
Oiseaux exotiques, for piano, wind and percussion
HOLMBOE (47)
Epitaph, symphonic metamorphoses
Quartetto medico, for flute, oboe, clarinet and percussion
SIEGMEISTER (47)
Clarinet Concerto
BARBER (46)
Summer Music, for woodwind quintet
SCHUMAN (46)
New England Triptych, for orchestra
STILL (46)
Ballad of the Bladebone Inn, overture
Symphony No 2
MENOTTI (45)
The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore, ballet
FRANCAIX (44)
Hymne Solennelle, for orchestra
JONES (44)
Ieuenctid, overture
BRITTEN (43)
The Prince of the Pagodas, ballet
Antiphon, for choir and organ
GOULD (43)
Santa Fe Saga, for band
Dialogue, for piano and strings
MELLERS (42)
Sonatina for recorder and piano
PANUFNIK (42)
Rhapsody for orchestra
DIAMOND (41)
Sonata for solo cello
GINASTERA (40)
Harp Concerto
ARNELL (39)
Landscape and Figures, for orchestra
BERNSTEIN (38)
Candide, comic operetta and overture
ROCHBERG (38)
Sinfonia Fantasia
BUSH, G. (36)
If The Cap Fits, opera
FRICKER (36)
Suite for harpsichord
Cello Sonata
ARNOLD (35)
The Dancing Master, opera
The Open Window, opera
Solitaire, ballet suite
A Grand Overture, for orchestra
SHAPEY (35)
Mutations No 1, for piano
SIMPSON (35)
Symphony No 2
FOSS (34)
Psalms for chorus and orchestra
HAMILTON (34)
Scottish Dances Sonata for chamber orchestra
XENAKIS (34)
Ackonipsis, for orchestra (1956-7)
ST/4, for string quartet
ST/10-080262, for ten players
Morsima-Amorsima, for piano and strings
Atrées, for ten players ST/48, for orchestra
BANKS (33)
Pezzo Dramatico, for piano
MENNIN (33)
Cello Concerto
Sonata Concertante for violin and piano
BERIO (31)
Allelujah, I and II, for orchestra
String Quartet
Perspectives, electronic music
HENZE (30)
Maratona, ballet
Ondine, ballet (1956-7)
Concerto per il Marigny, for piano and seven instruments
Five Neapolitan Songs for voice and chamber orchestra
JOUBERT (29)
Dance Suite for piano
The God Pan, for female voices and piano
Incantation, for unaccompanied chorus
STOCKHAUSEN (28)
Klavierstucke XI
HODDINOTT (27)
fp Septet for wind, strings and piano
LEIGHTON (27)
Cello Concerto
GOEHR (24)
String Quartet No 1 (1956-7)
SHCHEDRIN (24)
Symphony No 1 (1956-8)
The Little Hump-backed Horse, ballet
DAVIES, P. M. (22)
Clarinet Sonata (1956-7)
Five pieces for piano
MAW (21)
Eight Chinese Lyrics, for mezzo solo
Requiem, for soli, chorus and orchestra (1956-7)
NILSSON (19)
Frequenzen, for eight players (c1956)

1957
CANTELOUBE, COATES, KORNGOLD, SCHOECK and SIBELIUS died
BRIAN (81)
Symphony No 12
Agamemnon, opera
MALIPIERO (75)
Quintet for piano and strings
STRAVINSKY (75)
Agon, ballet
Threni (Lamentations of Jeremiah), for soloists, chorus and orchestra
RIEGGER (72)
Movement, for two trumpets, trombone and piano
Symphony No 3
Festival Overture
VARESE (72)
Poeme Electronique (1957-8)
TOCH (70)
Symphony No 4
MARTIN (67)
La Mystere 'Ode la Nativite', oratorio (1957-9)
MARTINU (67)
Piano Concerto No 5, Fantasia Concertante
The Parables, for orchestra (1957-8)
BLISS (66)
Discourse, for orchestra (first version, recomposed 1965)
MILHAUD (65)
Symphony No 8, Rhodanienne
Oboe Concerto
Aspen Serenade
MOORE (64)
Gallantry, a soap opera
PISTON (63)
Viola Concerto
SOWERBY (62)
The Throne of God, for chorus and orchestra
GERHARD (61)
Don Quixote, ballet suite
SESSIONS (61)
Symphony No 3
THOMSON, V. (61)
The Lively Arts, fugue
WEINBERGER (61)
Preludes religieuses et profanes, for organ
COWELL (60)
Music for orchestra
Ongaku, for orchestra
Symphony No 13, Madras
POULENC (58)
Elegy, for horn and piano
BUSH, A. (57)
Nocturne for piano
Melodies for viola and piano
Two Ballads of the Sea, for piano (1957-8)
COPLAND (57)
Orchestral Variations
Piano Fantasy
KRENEK (57)
Jest of Cards, ballet
Sestina, for soprano and ensemble
Suite for guitar
Missa Duodecim Tonorum, for choir and organ (1957-8)
RUBBRA (56)
In Honorem Mariae matris Dei, cantata
WALTON (55)
Partita for orchestra
BERKELEY, L. (54)
'Sweet was the Song', for voices and organ
Sonatina for guitar
BLACHER (54)
Music for Cleveland, for orchestra
KHACHATURIAN (54)
Lermontov Suite
DALLAPICCOLA (53)
Requiescat, for chorus and orchestra (1957-8)
KABALEVSKY (53)
Spring Sings, operetta
Songs of Morning, Spring and Peace, cantata for children's chorus and orchestra (1957-8)
ALWYN (52)
Elizabethan Dances, for orchestra
BLITZSTEIN (52)
This is the Garden, for chorus and orchestra uno, musical play (1957-9)
RAWSTHORNE (52)
Violin Sonata COOKE (51)
Oboe Sonata Scherzo for piano
LUTYENS (51)
Six Tempi for Ten Instruments
Variations for solo flute
De Amore, cantata
SHOSTAKOVICH (51)
Symphony No 11, The Year 1905
Piano Concerto No 2
HOLMBOE (48)
Flute Sonata
Concertino for recorder and string trio
Aspekte, for wind quartet
Kairos (Sinfonias Nos 1 to 4), for strings (1957-62)
SIEGMEISTER (48)
Symphony No 3
SCHUMAN (47)
Prologues, for chorus and orchestra
CAGE (45)
Concerto for piano and orchestra (1957-8)
Winter Music, for one to twenty pianists
FRANCAIX (45)
Eight Exotic Dances, for two pianos
Marche Solonnelle, for organ
Six Grandes Marches, for orchestra
GlLLIS (45)
Tulsa, for orchestra
BRITTEN (44)
Noye's Fludde, mystery play
Songs from the Chinese, for high voice and guitar
GOULD (44)
Declaration Suite
LUTOSLAWSKI (44)
Five songs
PANUFNIK (43)
Sinfonia Elegiaca
DIAMOND (42)
The World of Paul Klee, for orchestra
BABBITT (41)
All Set, for ensemble
ARNELL (40)
The Angels, ballet
BERNSTEIN (39)
West Side Story, musical and symphonic dances
Harvard Choruses
BUSH, G. (37)
Symphony No 2, The Guildford
FRICKER (37)
Octet for flute, clarinet, bassoon, horn violin, viola, cello and double-bass (1957-8)
Variations for piano (1957-8)
A Vision of Judgment, oratorio (1957-8)
ARNOLD (36)
Symphony No 3
Toy Symphony
Four Scottish Dances, for orchestra
SHAPEY (36)
String Quartet No 5 with female voices (1957-8)
Rhapsodie, for oboe and piano
Duo for viola and piano
SIMPSON (36)
Violin Concerto (1957-9)
FOSS (35)
Behold! I build an House, for chorus
HAMILTON (35)
Five Love Songs for tenor and orchestra
Cantata for tenor and piano
XENAKIS (35)
Diamorphoses, electroacoustic music
NONO (33)
Virianti, for violin, woodwind and strings
La Terra e la Compagne, for soli, chorus and instruments (1957-8)
BERIO (32)
Divertimento for Orchestra
Serenata, for flute and fourteen instruments
El mar la mar, for voices and instruments
Momenti, for electronic sound
BOULEZ (32)
Doubles, for orchestra
Poesie pour pouvoir, for reciter, orchestra and tape
Deux improvisations sur Mallarme, for soprano and instrumental ensemble
Piano Sonata No 3
SCHULLER (32)
Little Fantasy, for orchestra
FELDMAN (31)
Pieces for four pianos
HENZE (31)
Nocturnes and Arias, for soprano and orchestra
Sonata per archi (1957-8)
JOSEPHS (30)
Elegy, for strings
Wry Rumba, for wind quintet
Twelve Letters, for speaker, clarinet, piano and string trio
JOUBERT (30)
Piano Concerto
A North Country Overture
Sonata No 1 in one movement for piano
Two Invocations, for tenor and piano
Welcome Yule, for unaccompanied chorus
HODDINOTT (28)
fp Rondo Scherzoso, for trumpet and piano
LEIGHTON (28)
Passacaglia, Chorale and Fugue for orchestra
Burlesque, for orchestra
TAKEMITSU (27)
Requiem for strings
WILLIAMSON (26)
Piano Sonata No 1
GOEHR (25)
The Deluge, cantata
Capriccio for piano
WOOD (25)
String Quartet in Bb
BIRTWISTLE (23)
Refrains and Choruses, for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn
DAVIES, P. M. (23)
St Michael, sonata for seventeen wind instruments
Alma redemptoris mater, for six wind instruments
MAW (22)
Sonatina for flute and piano
Nocturne for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra (1957-8)
BENNETT (21)
Five Pieces for Orchestra
String Quartet No 3
Violin Sonata
Sonata for solo violin
Sonata for solo cello
Four Improvisations, for violin
NILSSON (20)
Kreutzungen, for instrumental ensemble
Buch der Veranderungen, for chamber orchestra
Madchentotenlieder (1957-8)

1958
HOLBROOKE, SCHMITT and VAUGHAN WILLIAMS died
SCHMITT (87)
Symphony No 2
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (86)
The First Nowell, for soloist, chorus and orchestra
Four Last Songs, for voice and piano
Cello Concerto (incomplete)
Thomas the Rhymer, opera (uncompleted)
Vocalises, for soprano and clarinet
SCOTT (79)
Piano Concerto No 2
PIZZETTI (78)
Murder in the Cathedral, opera
MARTIN (68)
Overture in Rondo, for orchestra
Pseaumes de Geneve, for mixed choir, children's voices, organ and orchestra
MARTINU (68)
Ariadne, opera
Three Estampes for orchestra
BLISS (67)
The Lady of Shalott, ballet
HOWELLS (66)
St John 's Canticles, for chorus
Missa Aedis Christi, for chorus
MILHAUD (66)
Violin Concerto No 3, Concerto royal
BENJAMIN (65)
Le Tombeau de Ravel, for viola, cello and piano
PISTON (64)
Psalm and Prayer of David, for chorus and seven instruments
CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO (63)
The Merchant of Venice, opera
Saul, oratorio
HINDEMITH (63)
Octet
JACOB (63)
Diversions, for woodwind and strings
Old Wine in New Bottles, for wind instruments
Suite for recorder and string quartet
Miniature String Quartet
ORFF (63)
Oedipus, der Tyrann, opera
HANSON (62)
Mosaics, for orchestra
SESSIONS (62)
Symphony No 4 String Quintet
COWELL (61)
Antiphony, for divided orchestra (1958-9)
CHAVEZ (59)
Inventions No 2, for piano
POULENC (59)
La voix humaine, Lyric tragedy (monodrama for soprano)
BUSH, A. (58)
Ballad of Aldermaston, for speaker, chorus and orchestra
The World is His Song, for baritone, chorus and orchestra
RUBBRA (57)
Oboe Sonata
Pezzo Ostinato, for solo harp
BERKELEY, L. (55)
Concerto for piano and double string orchestra
Five Poems by W. H. Auden, for voice and piano
KHACHATURIAN (55)
Sonatina for piano
KABALEVSKY (54)
Leninists, cantata
BLITZSTEIN (53)
Lear, orchestral study
RAWSTHORNE (53)
Hallé Overture
SEIBER (53)
Permutazione a cinque, for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, chamber cantata
TIPPETT (53)
King Priam, opera (1958 61)
Crown of the Year, for chorus and orchestra
Prelude, Recitative and Aria, for flute, oboe and harpsichord
COOKE (52)
Violin Concerto
LUTYENS (52)
Piano e Forte, for solo piano
SHOSTAKOVICH (52)
Moscow, Cheremushki, musical comedy
MACONCHY (51)
The Three Strangers, one-act opera
SIEGMEISTER (49)
The Mermaid in Lock No 7, opera
BARBER (48)
Vanessa, opera
MENOTTI (47)
Maria Golovin, opera
CAGE (46)
Fontana Mix, for tape
Variations I
FRANCAIX (46)
La dame dans la June, ballet
Divertimento for horn and orchestra
JONES (46)
Symphony No 5
The Country Beyond the Stars, for chorus and orchestra
BRITTEN (45)
Nocturne, for tenor, seven obbligato instruments and strings
Sechs Holderlin-Fragmente, song cycle
GOULD (45)
Rhythm Gallery, for narrator and orchestra
St Lawrence Suite, for band
LUTOSLAWSKI (45)
Funeral Music, for strings
Three Postludes for orchestra (1958-63)
DIAMOND (43)
Woodwind Quintet
GINASTERA (42)
String Quartet No 2
ARNELL (41)
Moonflowers, opera
BERNSTEIN (40)
The Firstborn, incidental music
ROCHBERG (40)
Symphony No 2
Cheltenham Concerto, for chamber orchestra
Dialogues, for clarinet and piano
FRICKER (38)
Comedy Overture, for orchestra
Toccata for piano and orchestra (1958-9)
SHAPERO (38)
On Green Mountain, for jazz combo
ARNOLD (37)
Sinfonietta No 2, for flutes, horns and strings
SHAPEY (37)
Ontogeny, for orchestra
Walking Upright, song cycle
SIMPSON (37)
Canzona for brass
FOSS (36)
Symphony of Chorales
HAMILTON (36)
Overture 1922
Concerto for jazz trumpet and orchestra
Sonata for solo cello
XENAKIS (36)
Concret PH, electroacoustic music
BANKS (35)
Episode, for chamber orchestra
LIGETI (35)
Apparitions, for orchestra (1958-9)
Artikulation, for tape
MENNIN (35)
Piano Concerto
NONO (34)
Cori di Didone, for chorus and percussion
Composizione No 2 for orchestra
BERIO (33)
Tempi Concertati, for flute, violin, two pianos and other instruments (1958-9)
Differences, for five instruments and tape
Sequence 1, for flute Theme (Homage to Joyce), electronic music
SCHULLER (33)
Contours, for orchestra
Spectra, for orchestra
HENZE (32)
Der Prinz von Homburg, opera
Three Dithyrambs, for chamber orchestra
Chamber Music
Three Tentos, for guitar
JOUBERT (31)
String Trio
KORTE (30)
The Story of the Flutes, symphonic poem
MUSGRAVE (30)
Obliques, for orchestra
String Quartet
A Song for Christmas, for voice and piano
HODDINOTT (29)
fp Harp Concerto
fp Four Welsh Dances for orchestra
fp Concertino for viola and small orchestra
fp Serenade for string orchestra
LEIGHTON (29)
The Light Invisible, sinfonia sacra
TAKEMITSU (28)
Solitude sonore, for orchestra
Black Painting, for reciter and small orchestra
WILLIAMSON (27)
Santiago de Espada, overture
Piano Concerto No 1
GOEHR (26)
La Belle Dame sans merci, ballet
WOOD (26)
Variations for viola and piano
DICKINSON (25)
String Quartet No 1 (revised 1974)
PENDERECKI (25)
Emanations, for two string orchestras
Epithaphiom on the death of Artur Malawski, for string orchestra and timpani
The Psalms of David, for chorus and instruments
DAVIES, P. M. (24)
Stedman Caters (revised 1968)
Sextet Prolation, for orchestra
MATHIAS (24)
Divertimento for string orchestra
MAW (23)
Nocturne, for mezzo and chamber orchestra
NILSSON (21)
Stunde eines Blocks, for soprano and six players
Zwanzig Gruppen fur Blaser, for piccolo, oboe and clarinet (1958-9)
Quantitaten, for piano

1959
ANTHEIL, BLOCH, MARTINU and VILLA LOBOS died
BRIAN (83)
Symphonies Nos 13 and 14
MALIPIERO (77)
Sei poesie di Dylan Thomas, for soprano and ten instruments
Musica da Camera, for wind quintet
STRAVINSKY (77)
Movements for piano and orchestra
Double Canon for string quartet
Tres sacrae cantiones, completion of Gesualdo
Epitaphium, for flute, clarinet and harp
GRUENBERG (75)
A Song of Faith, oratorio (1959-62)
RIEGGER (74)
Variations for violin and orchestra
Quintuple Jazz, for ensemble
Sinfonietta for orchestra
TOCH (72)
Epilogue, for orchestra
Intermezzo for orchestra
MARTINU (69)
Mikes of the Mountains, chamber cantata
Festival of Birds, for children's voices and trumpet
The Prophecy of Isaiah, for voices and ensemble
The Burden of Moab, for male voices and piano
Chamber Music for clarinet, harp and piano quartet
Nonet for wind quintet, string trio and double-bass
BENJAMIN (66)
String Quartet No 2
Tartuffe, opera (1959-60)
ROGERS (66)
Symphony No 5, Africa
PISTON (65)
Concerto for two pianos and orchestra
Three New England Sketches, for orchestra
SOWERBY (64)
Ark of the Covenant, cantata
GERHARD (63)
Symphony No 2
HANSON (63)
Summer Seascapes, for orchestra
THOMSON, V. (63)
Collected Poems, for soprano, baritone and orchestra
Fugues and Cantilenas, for orchestra
COWELL (62)
Concerto for percussion
Mela Fair, for orchestra
Characters, for orchestra
Homage to Iran, for violin and piano
HARRIS (61)
Give Me the Splendid Silent Sun, cantata
POULENC (60)
Gloria, for voices and orchestra
BUSH, A. (59)
Dorian Passacaglia and Fugue
Symphony No 3, Byron, for baritone, chorus and orchestra (1959-60)
COPLAND (59)
Dance Panels, ballet
KRENEK (59)
Six Motets from Kafka
RUBBRA (58)
Violin Concerto
BERKELEY, L. (56)
Overture for light orchestra
Sonatina for two pianos
'So Sweet Love Seemed', for voice and piano
BLACHER (56)
Musica Giocosa, for orchestra
RAINIER (56)
Trio-suite for violin, cello and piano
DALLAPICCOLA (55)
Dialoghi, for cello and orchestra
ALWYN (54)
Symphony No 4
BLITZSTEIN (54)
Sacco and Vanzetti, opera (1959-64)
RAWSTHORNE (54)
Symphony No 2, A Pastoral Symphony
SEIBER (54)
Improvisation for Jazz Band and Symphony Orchestra
COOKE (53)
Five Part-songs for unaccompanied chorus
FRANKEL (53)
Bagatelles for eleven instruments
Eight Songs for medium voice and piano
LUTYENS (53)
Quincunx, for solo voices and orchestra (1959-60)
SHOSTAKOVICH (53)
Cello Concerto No 1
CARTER (50)
String Quartet No 2
HOLMBOE (50)
The Knife, chamber opera (1959-60)
SIEGMEISTER (50)
They Came to Cordura, film score
BARBER (49)
A Hand of Bridge, opera for four solo voices and chamber orchestra
SCHUMAN (49)
Three Moods for piano
FRANCAIX (47)
Danse des trois Arlequins, for piano
L'horloge de Flore, for oboe and orchestra
Concerto for harpsichord, flute and strings
BRITTEN (46)
Cantata Academica, Carmen Basiliense, for solo voices, chorus and orchestra
Missa Brevis
LUTOSLAWSKI (46)
Dance Preludes, third version for instruments
PANUFNIK (45)
Polonia, for orchestra
DIAMOND (44)
Symphony No 7
ARNELL (42)
Paralyzed Pnncess, operetta
ROCHBERG (41)
La bocca della verita, for oboe and piano
String Quartet No 2
BUSH, G. (39)
Songs of Wonder
FRICKER (39)
Serenade No 1 for flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, viola, cello and harp
Serenade No 2 for flute, oboe and piano
ARNOLD (38)
Guitar Concerto
Oboe Quartet
Five Songs of William Blake, for voices and strings
SHAPEY (38)
Violin Concerto
Rituals, for orchestra
Soliloquy, for narrator, string quartet and percusslon
Evocation, for violin, piano and percussion
Form, for piano
SIMPSON (38)
Variations and Fugue for recorder and string quartet
FOSS (37)
Introductions and Goodbyes, opera
HAMILTON (37)
Sinfonia for two orchestras
Ecossaise, for orchestra
XENAKIS (37)
Duel, game for two orchestras
Synnos, for eighteen strings
Analogiques A and B, for nine strings and 4-channel tape
Strategie, game for two orchestras and two conductors (1959-62)
BERIO (34)
Quaderni I, II and III, from 'Epifanie' for orchestra (1959-63)
BOULEZ (34)
fp Tombeau, for orchestra
SCHULLER (34)
Concertino for jazz quartet
Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee, for orchestra
FELDMAN (33)
Atlantis, for chamber orchestra
HENZE (33)
Elegy for Young Lovers, opera (1959-61)
The Emperor's Nightingale, ballet
Piano Sonata
JOSEPHS (32)
Little Venice Serenade, for small orchestra
Pieces pour ma belle-mere, for piano
Concerto a Dodici, for wind ensemble
KORTE (31)
For a Young Audience, for orchestra
Fantasy, for violin and piano
MUSGRAVE (31)
Triptych, for tenor and orchestra
STOCKHAUSEN (31)
Carre', for four orchestras and four choirs (1959-60)
Refrain, for piano, celesta and percussion
Zyklus, for one percussionist
Kontakte, for electronic sound (1959-60)
CRUMB (30)
Variazioni, for orchestra
HODDINOTT (30)
fp Nocturne and Dance, for harp and orchestra
fp Piano Sonata No 1
GOEHR (27)
Hecuba's Lament, for orchestra (1959-61)
Variations for fiute and piano
Four Songs from the Japanese
Sutter's Gold, cantata (1959-60)
WOOD (27)
String Quartet in Bb
Logue Songs
Trio for flute, viola and piano
String Quartet No 2
Three Piano Pieces
DICKINSON (26)
Three Juillard Dances, for instrumental ensemble
Variations, ballet
Vitalitas, ballet
Monologue for strings
PENDERECKI (26)
Strophes, for soprano, narrator and ten instruments
BIRTWISTLE (25)
Monody for Corpus Christi, for soprano, flute, horn and violin
Précis, for piano
DAVIES, P. M. (25)
Ricercare and doubles on 'To many a well'
William Byrd: Three Dances, arranged for school or amateur orchestra
Five motets, for soloists, double choir and instrumental ensemble
Five Klee Pictures, for school, amateur or professional orchestra (revised 1976)
MATHIAS (25)
Improvisations for solo harp
MAW (24)
Six Chinese Songs, for contralto and piano
BENNETT (23)
The Approaches of Sleep, for soli, chorus and orchestra
NILSSON (22)
Und Die Zieger seiner Augen wurden langsam zuruckgedreht, for solo voices, chorus and mixed media Ein irrender Sohn, for voice and instruments
McCABE (20)
Violin Concerto No 1


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